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Voyager Space Holding names Eric Stallmer to lead its U.S. Government and public affairs

Washington, 17 September 2020. – The space exploration company Voyager Space Holdings has appointed Eric Stallmer as Executive Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy, the Denver-based company announced last week. Stallmer will lead Voyager’s Washington D.C. office and be responsible for representing Voyager to key government institutions including Congress, …

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U.S. Space Force awards multi-million space cybersecurity contract to Northrop Grumman

Redondo Beach, California, 17 September 2020. – Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Space Force to develop a next generation of super cyber-secured military satellites, the company said on 17 September. U.S. Space Force mandated Northrop Grumman to deliver the prototype for the Evolved Strategic SATCOM …

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Please, not another boring space launch!

by Anastasia Medvedeva, Charlie Bilsland, Raphael Roettgen On the day of the Crew Dragon launch, I asked a few friends if they would be watching it, as I was hosting a launch party.  As someone who is invested in the success of the space sector, I was surprised by their …

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SES opens new sports broadcasting hub at Stockley Park near London

Luxembourg, 17 September 2020. – SES, leader in global satellite-based connectivity solutions, has opened a new sports broadcasting facility in the Greater London area, the Luxembourg-based company announced. “As remote production for sports ramps up around the globe, SES is providing broadcasters with a newly opened, full-service sports and events facility” …

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Kratos launches new detection and location service for GEO satellites

San Diego, California, 15 September 2020. – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, a leading U.S. National Security Solutions provider, launches innovative data services to locate satellites in Geosynchronous Orbit (GEO), Kratos announced on Tuesday. “Services will provide highly accurate proximity operation data, real-time maneuver detection and accurate location data, referred …

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Register Today For Our Space Cafe “Moriba’s Vox Populi #01/2020” On 8 October 2020

Many years ago during a trip to Alaska, I had a very deep and intimate inner experience that caused a shift within me. I was reminded that we humans are stewards and custodians of life, not owners. I was reminded that achieving great things and solving wicked problems only comes …

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Space Café Podcast Episode 011 Featuring Sara Langston Is Now Available

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present the 11th episode in our podcast series The Space Cafe Podcast: Sara Langston – Teaching the next generation of space travelers Episode 011 features special guest Sara Langston. Sara Langston teaches at the time-honored Embry Riddle flight school and knows what astronauts had to endure …

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Viasat expands its residential Internet service in Brazil

Sao Paulo, 15 September 2020. – Viasat expands its high-quality residential internet service to 14 additional states in Brazil, the global communications company announced Tuesday. Viasat launched its Brazil residential service in seven states and the Federal District in July, the company said. “With its latest expansion, Viasat now offers …

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New small satellite Janus mission to study binary asteroids

Denver, 15 September 2020. – Lockheed Martin is working with the University of Colorado Boulder on a space mission to capture the first-ever closeup look at binary asteroids, the company said in a news release on 10 September. Binary asteroids, this “mysterious class of solar system objects”, are pairs of asteroids that …

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ESA awards €129.4 million contract to planetary defence mission Hera

Darmstadt, 15 September 2020. – The European Space Agency (ESA)  awarded a €129.4 million contract covering the design, manufacturing and testing of Hera, the space agency’s first mission for planetary defence, ESA announced today. The contract was signed by Franco Ongaro, ESA Director of Technology, Engineering and Quality, and Marco …

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